The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS), established by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government, aims to attract the best and brightest students from across the globe to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong universities.
Starting from 2021-22 intake, CUHK provides selected HKPFS candidates with very generous scholarships covering the following:
*rate as of the academic year 2020-21
For the details of admissions requirements and application procedures, please visit:
CUHK aims to become a centre of excellence for cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research with a global impact, seeking to make significant contributions to society by translating research findings into practical applications. Our current research strengths lie in the following four major research areas, incorporating 16 cross-cutting themes.
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CUHK is a highly esteemed, forward-looking comprehensive research university recognised for excellence both regionally and globally. Founded in 1963, it is the second oldest university in Hong Kong with English as the medium of instruction.
We aim at cultivating higher degree graduates to serve the increasingly sophisticated needs of the society and making contributions to the pool of human knowledge through top-quality research.
|1||Ranked 43th in the World (QS World University Rankings 2021)|
|2||Ranked 12th in Asia (QS Asia University Rankings 2021)|
|3||Most Innovative University in Hong Kong (Reuters’ Asia Pacific’s Most Innovative Universities 2016-2019)|
|4||The Largest and Greenest Campus in Hong Kong (137.3 hectares), with 9,000+ Hostel Rooms|
|5||330+ Research Institutes and Centres|
|6||1,700+ Full-time Teaching Staff|
|7||7,320 Research Output in 2018-19*|
|8||HK$930 Million (US$120 Million) External Research Funding in 2018-19|
|9||270+ Postgraduate Programmes offered by Eight Faculties|
|10||Annual Intake 7,000+ Postgraduate Students, of which over 50% are Non-local Students|
|11||13,000+ Postgraduate Students from 40+ Countries/Regions|
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